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Are You Somebody?: The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman
Are You Somebody?: The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman
by Nuala O'Faolain
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Nuala O'Faolain attracted a huge amount of critical praise and a wide audience with the literary debut of Are You Somebody? Her midlife exploration of life's love, pain, loneliness, and self- discovery won her fans worldwide who write and tell her how... (read more)

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What I Saw at the Fair
What I Saw at the Fair
by Ann Birstein
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This is a candid account of Ann Birstein's long, tumultuous marriage with Alfred Kazin, her struggle to become a respected writer, and of the evolution of a vibrant generation of intellectuals.... (read more)

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Brillat-Savarin
Brillat-Savarin
by Giles Macdonogh
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No one seriously interested in food need be reminded that Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin is the father of gastronomy, or that his book La Physiologie du gout, published in 1825 and never since out of print, is gastronomy's first great classic. Giles... (read more)

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Alice Waters and Chez Panisse: The Romantic, Impractical, Often Eccentric, Ultimately Brilliant Making of a Food Revolution
Alice Waters and Chez Panisse: The Romantic, Impractical, Often Eccentric, Ultimately Brilliant Making of a Food Revolution
by Thomas Mcnamee
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The first authorized biography of "the mother of American cooking" (The New York Times) This adventurous book charts the origins of the local "market cooking" culture that we all savor today. When Francophile Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in Berkeley... (read more)

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Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food
Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food
by Colman Andrews
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The first-ever biography of Ferran Adrià, the chef behind Spain's renowned El Bulli restaurant, by one of the world's foremost food authorities. Ferran Adrià is arguably the greatest culinary revolutionary of our time. Hailed as a genius... (read more)

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Paula Deen: It Ain't All about the Cookin'
Paula Deen: It Ain't All about the Cookin'
by Paula Deen
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and#8226; Fans love Paula Deen: andlt;Iandgt;Paula Deen: It Ainand#8217;t About the Cookinand#8217;andlt;/Iandgt; spent over 3 months on the andlt;Iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt; bestseller list: there are over 500,000 hardcovers in print..andlt... (read more)

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Dog Years: A Memoir (P.S.)
Dog Years: A Memoir (P.S.)
by Mark Doty
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Why do dogs speak so profoundly to our inner lives? When Mark Doty decides to adopt a dog as a companion for his dying partner, he finds himself bringing home Beau, a large golden retriever, malnourished and in need of loving care. Beau joins Arden, the... (read more)

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The Good Fight
The Good Fight
by Walter F. Mondale
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During more than five decades in public life, Walter Mondale has played a leading role in America’s movement for social change—in civil rights, environmentalism, consumer protection, and women’s rights—and helped to forge the... (read more)

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Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
by Bob Spitz
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It's rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It's even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first exposure to an unsuspecting public is cooking an omelet... (read more)

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Thomas Jefferson: Author of America
Thomas Jefferson: Author of America
by Christopher Hitchens
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In this unique biography of Thomas Jefferson, leading journalist and social critic Christopher Hitchens offers a startlingly new and provocative interpretation of our Founding Father. Situating Jefferson within the context of America's evolution and... (read more)

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This Is Airtalk: 20 Years of Conversation on 89.3 Kpcc SIGNED
This Is Airtalk: 20 Years of Conversation on 89.3 Kpcc SIGNED
by Larry Mantle
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Renowned for his long-format interviews and intellectual approach, Mantle doesn't just get to the heart of the matter, he educates along the way. Mantle celebrates his twentieth anniversary on the airwaves with an introductory memoir and this anthology... (read more)

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Late for Tea at the Deer Palace: The Lost Dreams of My Iraqi Family
Late for Tea at the Deer Palace: The Lost Dreams of My Iraqi Family
by Tamara Chalabi
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Just ten days after Baghdads fall in 2003, Tamara Chalabi arrived in the city after a lifetime in exile—finally entering the homeland shed known only through stories and her own imagination. Investigating four generations of her familys history... (read more)

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The Road to Somewhere: An American Memoir
The Road to Somewhere: An American Memoir
by James A Reeves
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One day James A. Reeves realized that he no longer understood his country or what he should be doing in it. There was a time when the road to manhood was clear--go to war, find a job with a big company, wear a tie, and start a family --but then the wars... (read more)

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Pilate the Biography of an Invented Man
Pilate the Biography of an Invented Man
by Ann Wroe
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From the author of "A Fool And His Money" comes this examination of the facts and fictions that are known about Pontius Pilate. Very little is known of him before and after his time as governor of Judea, even whether he was from Rome, Spain or Germany... (read more)

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Jennifer, Liam and Josh: An Unauthorized Biography of the Stars of the Hunger Games
Jennifer, Liam and Josh: An Unauthorized Biography of the Stars of the Hunger Games
by Danny White
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The biography of the three lead actors of the hottest movie franchise in Hollywood The Hunger Games movie, based on the internationally-bestselling novel of the same name, has smashed box office records grossing nearly $700m worldwide - and... (read more)

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Sharon LP: The Life of a Leader (Large Print)
Sharon LP: The Life of a Leader (Large Print)
by Gilad Sharon
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From his youth as a soldier to his service in government, Ariel Sharon has personified Israels drive for security. His leadership during the Six-Day and Yom Kippur wars made him a national hero and propelled him into politics. His commitment to protect... (read more)

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More Than I Could Ever Ask
More Than I Could Ever Ask
by Lori Graham Bakker
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As a teenager, Lori Bakker, wife of Jim Bakker, lived a life of sexual promiscuity and drug abuse, and had five abortions before she was 21. Lori's story is one of forgiveness and discovering inner peace, and shows the power of love and faithfulness... (read more)

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One Season (in Pinstripes): A Memoir
One Season (in Pinstripes): A Memoir
by William Fredrick Cooper
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A true story about sports, faith, and redemption, compliments of one season with the New York Yankees. Author William Fredrick Cooper has experienced the loss of employment, painful character assaults on his literary journey and the painful truth that he... (read more)

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Cindy Bentley: Spirit of a Champion (Badger Biographies)
Cindy Bentley: Spirit of a Champion (Badger Biographies)
by Bob Kann
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Cindy Bentley: Spirit of a Champion celebrates the life of one of Wisconsin's most inspirational leaders and activists. Born with an intellectual disability, Cindy Bentley spent much of her childhood at the Southern Wisconsin Center for the... (read more)

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I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.
I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Michael Eric Dyson
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A private citizen who transformed the world around him, Martin Luther King, Jr., was arguably the greatest American who ever lived. Now, after more than thirty years, few people understand how truly radical he was. In this groundbreaking examination of... (read more)

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